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Old 10-16-2013
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A little update: New truck!

I haven't been active on here for a good while, some may remember me though but thought I'd share my purchase over the weekend. I picked up an '08 F-250 with the 6.8L V10. Love it so far! It took me awhile to find this truck with the V10 with the color combo and wheels, but glad I waited. The ranger still runs like a champ at 220k but it was time to move on. Here are a couple pics of the new truck:






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Old 10-16-2013
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Nice looking rig. You keeping the Ranger?
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My coworker has that config/colour with a 5.4L. He has an in bed camper.
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Old 10-17-2013
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FX4 baby!!! Nice ride, Clayton! I had a 2009 6.4 DSG Fx4 F250 crew/short slip through my fingers this week. Best of luck with the gas guzzler!
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Old 10-17-2013
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nice looking truck Clayton. hope your saving up to fill that thirsty girl. love the color combo
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Old 10-17-2013
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Always liked your ranger. I want really aware that they were making v10s anymore. But like said above, that thing will pass anything, except a gas station.
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Old 10-17-2013
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Thanks guys! I am looking to sell the Ranger. I will probably end up selling it through a local auction house. Wish I could keep it but it needs repairs and I would rather put that money towards a mortgage. Yeah I would say the only negative for the V10 is the mpg but honestly it is the same as what the Ranger was getting so I'm used to it. With this truck though I'll easily be able to roll my quad into the bed and have more peace of mind with long distance trips.
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what do you get for mpg anywys? cant be any worse then my diesel before this tuesday. finally deleted it so well see on my next fill up how much it improved
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what do you get for mpg anywys? cant be any worse then my diesel before this tuesday. finally deleted it so well see on my next fill up how much it improved
It's amazing what a DPF delete, exhaust, intake and a tune (that'll delete all DPF operations) does for a 6.4 at only about $1300 investment.....add to it a new turbo elbow and the EGR delete....really liven things up for a 6.4. And GREATLY improves economy. I saw 22 real mpg on a 400mi road trip in a borrowed '08 6.4 F350 of my friends. He saw at best 15 before the mods.
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what do you get for mpg anywys? cant be any worse then my diesel before this tuesday. finally deleted it so well see on my next fill up how much it improved
I'm averaging 11mpg right now but I'm looking to add an intake and exhaust to hopefully add 2mpg. I'm sure doing the delete will be a noticeable improvement!

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It's amazing what a DPF delete, exhaust, intake and a tune (that'll delete all DPF operations) does for a 6.4 at only about $1300 investment.....add to it a new turbo elbow and the EGR delete....really liven things up for a 6.4. And GREATLY improves economy. I saw 22 real mpg on a 400mi road trip in a borrowed '08 6.4 F350 of my friends. He saw at best 15 before the mods.
It's amazing how they think that makes sense to restrict airflow like that then receive horrible mpg because of it when the truck could be getting great gas mileage use less fuel, and you would think it would be better for the environment because of that haha.
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^HAHAHAHA. True true. Damn greenies and their environmental requirements...far too strict for any good. It's why diesel cars aren't popular here. It's what killed the diesel Liberty.....yet it is/was still built here and shipped off to Europe because they see it as a clean, economical, diesel rig. In an attempt to not turn this into a political rant against the dipshizts at the EPA or House or Senate or the Executive, I'm gonna stop now. lol.
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Nice looking truck!! is that the V10 Triton 10MPH? Sounds absolutely horrible if that is true...

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It's amazing what a DPF delete, exhaust, intake and a tune (that'll delete all DPF operations) does for a 6.4 at only about $1300 investment.....add to it a new turbo elbow and the EGR delete....really liven things up for a 6.4. And GREATLY improves economy. I saw 22 real mpg on a 400mi road trip in a borrowed '08 6.4 F350 of my friends. He saw at best 15 before the mods.
no intake yet, but my trip yesterday i did about 18mpg but that included some city driving, sitting in traffic, etc. best investment ive ever made. and price has gone up signficantly due to the epa cracking down on the delete companies. my minimax alone was 1550. another 430 for exhaust. so yeah. still the best money ive spent.
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Great looking truck!!! I like it
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Beautiful truck! They look great in white.
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Great looking truck!!! I like it
Thanks Beard! Can't wait to get some mods done to it.

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Beautiful truck! They look great in white.
Thanks Adam!
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That's a good looking truck!
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Always liked your ranger. I want really aware that they were making v10s anymore. But like said above, that thing will pass anything, except a gas station.
Just bought a F-450 V10 4x2 chassis cab (dump truck) for work this month. They still offer the V10. Its the only engine option for the ambulance package E-Series, hence everyone is switching to the F-Series platform with the 6.7 Diesel now.

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I picked up an '08 F-250 with the 6.8L V10. Love it so far! It took me awhile to find this truck with the V10 with the color combo and wheels, but glad I waited.
Any reason for the choice in the V10 vs the 6.4 PSD? If you plan on keeping that truck for any length of time I'd suggest swapping the exhaust studs out for the stainless upgrades. We replace the factory studs with Ford's updated kits on all our V10's. I still don't know why they can't build the engine with them already installed.

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Nice truck. Gotta love the superdutys.
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Looks good Clay! Nice upgrade
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Just bought a F-450 V10 4x2 chassis cab (dump truck) for work this month. They still offer the V10. Its the only engine option for the ambulance package E-Series, hence everyone is switching to the F-Series platform with the 6.7 Diesel now.



Any reason for the choice in the V10 vs the 6.4 PSD? If you plan on keeping that truck for any length of time I'd suggest swapping the exhaust studs out for the stainless upgrades. We replace the factory studs with Ford's updated kits on all our V10's. I still don't know why they can't build the engine with them already installed.
Price was the main factor. the 6.4L in this truck would be a higher sale price plus maintenance costs and fuel would cost more even though you would get better mpg with the diesel. Would any Ford dealer sell those upgraded studs or is there someone outside of Ford that sells them also? Thanks for the tip!

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Nice truck. Gotta love the superdutys.
Thanks man!
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Looks good Clay! Nice upgrade
Thanks Sully!
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clayton, idk if ur interested or not, but im going to be trading in my f250 for a crew cab, and I sold my oem headlights, I have a set of recon headlights on there now, id make ya a good deal in trade for ur stockers, they are awesome looking and very bright.
Part # 264196BK - SMOKED Projector Headlights Ford Superduty 08-10
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